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Chelfham Viaduct Inspection August 2021

Aug
11
2021

This report plus photos from Chris Duffell

Chelfham Viaduct was visited 5th August 2021 by the Civil Engineering Rope Access Team from Peninsular Access.

The team of Rob, Alex and Mandy were carrying out the 6 year inspection of the structure to check that it it is still in good condition and to then report on any potential defects or problems.

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Exmoor National Park Planning Approval: August 2021

Aug
08
2021

3rd August 2021

At today's meeting of Exmoor National Park Planning, the Red Line planning boundary correction application was approved by ENP with 12 in Favour, 2 against and 1 abstention. We can now get on with raising the sums we need to make this happen.

Update (9th August 2021):

Listen to a recording of the ENP Planning meeting HERE

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The L&B's First Apprenticeship

Aug
08
2021

The 1st July 2021 saw a landmark in the progress of the L&B with the appointment of Tom Woods as our very first apprentice.

Tom Woods (left) with John Uphill. (Photo Dave Hallett)

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100 Club Draw 88: July 2021

Aug
02
2021

100 Club

 

The latest L&BRT 100 Club winners have been announced:
See HERE for details. 

 

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Works at Bridwick Farm - July 2021 UPDATED August 1st

Aug
01
2021

Keith Lamprey has sent us this series of photos of the completed drainage and culvert clearance work above Bridwick Farm.

1. Locations of the works at Bridwick Farm.

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"LOVE YOUR RAILWAY" NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN

Jul
25
2021

 


THE LYNTON & BARNSTAPLE RAILWAY GETS ON BOARD -‘LOVE YOUR RAILWAY’ NATIONWIDE CAMPAIGN



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Works at Bridwick Farm and Rowley Moor Farm - July 2021 UPDATED

Jul
21
2021

Following on from the excellent work recently completed at the Calvert Trust at Wistlandpound, John Rice, Martyn Budd and members of the Wednesday and Thursday Gangs comprising Martyn, 2xSteve’s, Dave, Nick, Keith and Anne went to Bridwick Farm where they focused their attention on more drainage and culvert clearance work.

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Lynton Line No.4 now ONLINE

Jul
15
2021

Lynton Line No.4 now ONLINE

Click HERE to read the latest Lynton Line

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Calvert Trust Culvert Clearance - Updated 3rd July

Jul
04
2021


This news report was updated on July 3rd. For more photos taken at the work site Click HERE.


Clearance work at Wistlandpound carried out during September 2019 revealed that the cause of the wet area in the adjacent field occupied by the Calvert Trust was the inlet to the 18inch culvert under the railway embankment was buried and thus blocked. This was resulting in flooding of the field with the water percolating through the embankment over a 50m length.

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